Taylor Theatre Playbills

Title

The Crucible

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Description

The playbill for Taylor University’s Spring 1962 performance of The Crucible by Arthur Miller.

The Crucible is a fictional story of the Salem Witch trials, telling the deterioration of a Massachusetts town when a group of women are accused of practicing witchcraft. Millar wrote the play as an allegory for McCarthyism.

Artistic Director

Jim Young

Publication Date

5-2-1962

City

Upland, IN

Keywords

tragedy, allegory, McCarthyism, Salem Witch Trials

Disciplines

Acting | Arts and Humanities | Dance | Education | Higher Education | Playwriting | Theatre and Performance Studies | Theatre History

The Crucible

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